ACTOR + TV HOST + CREATOR

ABOUT KRISTY BEST

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Kristy has had a diverse career working across stage and screen as an Actor, Host and VO Artist. She has also worked behind camera as a writer, producer and director, something she is incredibly passionate about and hopes to return to in 2018.


As a filmmaker, Kristy received a First Time Filmmakers grant from Metro screen in 2010 to make the silent dark comedy short, Something Fishy. This would be Kristy's first experience writing, directing and producing, an experience that would ensure she caught the filmmaking bug.


Something Fishy travelled to Festivals worldwide and has been shown in film classes in Universities across Australia.

The short won best comedy at the World of Women Film Festival and saw Kristy nominated for the Reel Women Award at Cornwall Film Festival. Something Fishy found a home on FEARnet and can also be viewed on Youtube and Vimeo.


Kristy received the Producer Extension Placement from Screen NSW in 2014 and went on to associate produce two seasons of Kim and Courtney's Theory of Awesomeness for Disney XD.


Kristy is currently developing a variety of fantasy, comedy, sci-fi and thriller properties with the hope of returning to Directing in 2018.

TV Host

Kristy began her TV Hosting career in 2011 when a call out was made for a young female filmmaker to host a feature documentary show for Australia's young and fun, new network, ABC2. Kristy became the host of the aptly named, Sunday Best, anchoring 85 episodes for the network over three consecutive seasons from 2011-2013. 


In 2016 Kristy began hosting duties at Nickelodeon Australia, hosting their brand new series - Slime Cup. Kristy has also had the privilege of reporting from their live music festival, SlimeFest and co-hosting Crash The Bash for Channel 10 and Nickelodeon - a prank show set at Cricket Australia's Big Bash.

In 2017 Kristy hosted the 2nd Season of Slime Cup, guest hosted on Channel 11's kids morning slot - Toasted TV and has just wrapped on the 2nd Season of Crash the Bash working alongside new co-host, Lee Carseldine (Survivor).

Actor

Kristy’s most recent Television credits include, Mandy on Neighbours and Kyra on Here Come The Habibs, with additional credits on Dance Academy – the Comeback, Top Of The Lake Season 2 and Legally Brown. 


In 2017, Kristy played ‘Nisha’ in the premiere of Michele Lee’s two-hander, Rice, for Queensland Theatre, Griffin Theatre Company and Hot House Theatre. Completing over 70 shows in 3 States, Kristy received solid reviews and relished in swapping between 6 characters across the 90 minute work. 


In 2016, Kristy completed a sold-out season with Griffin Theatre Company playing ‘Cassie’ in Benedict Andrews’, Gloria, alongside Marta Dusseldorp, Huw Higginson, Meyne Wyatt, Chloe Bayliss and Pierce Wilcox.  

SHOWREEL

LINKS

ACTING  

https://youtu.be/ilMoEqRgxRs


TV PRESENTING 

https://youtu.be/_23jVwZNtkw


CORPORATE PRESENTING

https://youtu.be/Pjf_gX3q918


SOMETHING FISHY - SHORT FILM (Writer/Producer/Director)

https://www.youtube.com/watchv=shNEL1FtS_0


KRISTY'S BLOG

www.kristyknowsbest.com


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